Jennifer Reid became deeply aware of the trials of living with Alzheimer’s as she offered care during her mother’s later years. A longtime resident in False Creek South, and inspired by the beauty along the seawall, Jen imagined how much her Mom and other seniors living in isolation might benefit from recreational […]
As electric vehicles become increasingly popular and supported by public policy, several of the enclaves in False Creek South face share a common problem: how can they best respond to the increasing demand among residents for in-building charging opportunities? While the City of Vancouver has mandated that new buildings be charging-ready, and other cities […]
How worried should we be about raccoons in our neighbourhood?
“Very!” according to resident Louise Kligman.
Last month she and her husband, Evan, were taking the short walk home from the Marine Mews parking garage with their small 10 year old dog, Brie, on leash. It was dark and the area poorly lit.
Suddenly, three raccoons appeared […]
A New Neighbourhood, Not Another Housing Project Vancouver’s False Creek South Four Decades Later & Four Decades from Now
Q&A (Answers only)
David Hulchanski is a distinguished professor in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto and keen observer of federal, provincial and local housing policy. He spoke to a standing room only crowd on Oct 3, on the topic of False Creek South’s legacy as […]
Overlooking Heather Marina and nestled between Mahony’s and Branas, The Wicklow is a small but historically significant neighbourhood pub. Called Stamp’s Landing Pub when it opened in July 1979, it was one of the first neighbourhood pubs in Vancouver and has been a lively meeting place ever since!
Facing west with magnificent sunset views down […]
Over three hundred friends, neighbours, colleagues and family members came together at the Dockside Restaurant the evening of September 15 past to celebrate Beryl Wilson’s life and her contributions to our beloved False Creek South community. Her nieces Jan Rae and Andrea Peterson shared their memories of Auntie Beryl, and the impact she had […]
Looking out over her beloved False Creek, 89 year old Beryl Wilson told me that her last weeks were the happiest days of her life. She received so much love, affection and “good food” from family, friends and neighbours that she realized she was loved. And that she had made a contribution.
And what a […]
I worked with Beryl Wilson and wrote a monthly column entitled the Granville Island Rambler. As I was getting ready to leave her home on a recent visit she reached out and and gently grasped my arm – and with her warm smile she said: “David, there are only two things in life that are […]
Please join RePlan and the False Creek South Neighbourhood Association on October 3 for the next in our Speaker Series:
A New Neighbourhood, Not Another Housing Project: Vancouver’s False Creek South, Four Decades Later
False Creek South is the outcome of lessons learned from the urban renewal and public housing projects of the 1950s and 1960s. The […]